News & Announcements Archive


Linguistics Program Ranked as #1 by NRC

In it's 2010 report "A Data-Based Assessment of Research-Doctorate Programs in the United States", the National Research Council ranked the Johns Hopkins Department of Cognitive Science as one of the top departments in the country in which to study linguistics.


Dr. Barbara Landau Featured in JHU’s A&S Magazine

Dr. Barbara Landau Featured in JHU’s A&S Magazine
After a decade of research, cognitive scientist Barbara Landau is mapping new territory in Williams syndrome—a rare condition that has long baffled scientists. Click to read the article in Arts & Sciences magazine.


Barbara Landau Named a 2009 Guggenheim Fellow

Barbara Landau Named a 2009 Guggenheim Fellow
Dr. Landau's scientific research addresses the nature of human spatial understanding, the nature of language, and the relationship between the two during early development and in adulthood. The Guggenheim Fellowship will allow her to spend a full year writing a book on the nature of spatial knowledge and language in people with Williams syndrome.